Territorial disputes in the Asia-Pacific frequently result in tit-for-tat war of words and provocation, in a region which sometimes feels like it’s teetering on the edge of all-out-war. The territorial disputes, often viewed by some as China asserting its regional hegemony and by others as US imperialism, have intensified throughout time, as the US pivots towards Asia. Read the rest of this entry »
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It has become common knowledge of that the US has been carrying out surveillance operations of the coast of China for years, with US naval vessels freely operating within its 200 nautical mile exclusive economic zone. However, deputy chief of general staff of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, Qi Jianguo, announced at the Shangri-La Dialogue 2013, that the PLA Navy are now countering these provocative actions by conducting the same activity of the coast of Gaum and Hawaii.